The Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
The hindwing has a light-colored crescent among other designs and lines. A small North American butterfly. Photo taken in Macon County, North Carolina, USA in the small town of Franklin.
© Jean Gregory Evans
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Comments

  • Jean Gregory  Evans
    Jean Gregory ...about 3 years ago

  • TrixiJahn
    TrixiJahnabout 3 years ago

    A lovely shot with beautiful colors!

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 3 years ago

    Great super macro with such fine detail!

  • YouBet
    YouBetabout 3 years ago

    Absolutely fascinating to enjoy.

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